Descent and Extended family


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Descent noun – The act or process of going to a lower level or altitude.
Extended family and descent are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Extended family" instead a noun "Descent".
Nearby Words: descend, descendant, descending, descender
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Extended family

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Extended family noun – Those who live as a family in one house.
Descent and extended family are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Descent" instead a noun phrase "Extended family".
Synonyms for Extended family
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